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“Why do all old statues have such small penises?” (NSFW)

Originally posted on How To Talk About Art History:
Close-up of Michelangelo’s David Reader question: “Why do all old statues have such small penises?” The reader who sent me this felt that it was a question that was maybe too silly for my blog, but – firstly – there are no questions too silly for…

Writing is a Job

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
Not my fingers, btw ? ? I’ve been playing around with this writing thing for a while now. (“a while now” in my vernacular means “25 years”) I even went to school to get all learned up on how to do it. I’m finally about to complete a…

The End of Therapy… and what the hell do I do now?

First off, there’s a lot of stigma surrounding manic-depressive disorder. It’s as much a physical condition as anything, a lot like being born with a bum leg that acts up every now and then.  I see it vilified in stories, movies, and in the media – and it sort of pisses me off. If you […]

Google and Plotting a Murder

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
? As we all know, there are a few entities who know absolutely everything there is to know about us because of what we do online. None seems to be more omniscient than Google though. If you use Google to find pretty much anything, you…

Reading Woes

I’ve been writing a lot lately. Just the fact that I can honestly type that sentence makes me just about the happiest idiot on this planet – but that’s not what this post is about. Anyway, even when I’m in production mode, I still make sure I read for at least 30 minutes every day. […]

Pinker’s “The Sense of Style” – New Writing Style Guide

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
Yesterday, I listened to the latest episode of one of my favorite podcasts, A Way with Words. (I highly recommend subscribing if you care even the least bit about language – it’s a lot of fun) Grant and Martha started discussing a new style guide…

When someone comes out of the closet

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
Pic blatantly stolen from HuffPo, who blatantly stole it from somewhere else. As always seems to be the case lately when someone in a position of influence comes out of the closet, comment sections are flooded with people saying, “Who cares?” The announcement that Tim…

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